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Mediation Urged in Maryland Black Colleges Lawsuit

Attorneys representing historically black colleges said Tuesday they hope Maryland will embrace mediation to create high-demand academic programs at the schools, now that a federal judge has ruled the state is violating desegregation law by perpetuating the duplication of programs at predominantly white colleges.

10/08/2013

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Towson Shortens Punishment for Cheerleading Team

Towson University has shortened the suspension of its cheerleading team after hazing allegations sidelined the squad for the entire academic year.

09/10/2013

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University System of Md. Program Aims to Battle Rising Book Costs

College textbook prices have increased by 812 percent since 1978, according to the American Enterprise Institute, a D.C. based think tank.

09/04/2013

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Towson U. Cheerleading Team Suspended for Hazing

Towson University officials say they’ve suspended the school’s national championship-winning cheerleading team for the academic year for violating the school’s hazing policies.

08/30/2013

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Best Resources For Aspiring Writers In Washington DC

When you emerge from the solitude of your craft, these upcoming writing events in Washington DC could be just what you’ve been looking for.

07/29/2013

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Virginia Driver Up For Parole After Killing Maryland Student

A drunken driver in prison for killing a Towson University student is up for parole after less than a year behind bars, and the victim’s family is trying to keep him in prison.

04/02/2013

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Athletic Cuts: Towson to Discontinue Men’s Soccer, Baseball

Towson University plans to discontinue the men’s soccer and baseball programs but says it’ll reinstate men’s tennis.

03/09/2013

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Punt Return Gone Awry: Internet Giggles At Player Running In Wrong Direction

Heads turned in the stands during a Division 1-AA football game in Maryland when one player picked up a fumble and ran more than half the field in the wrong direction.

08/31/2012

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Commission Seeks Extension On Maryland Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

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